Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Engineer
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 61 89
Rank change year-on-year -17 +28 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.46% 3.66% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 3.71% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 11
Cheltenham median annual salary £27,000 £23,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.89% -6.00% -20.63%
10th Percentile £25,800 £16,500 £17,000
90th Percentile £28,600 £32,500 £50,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £32,750 £23,500 £25,250
% change year-on-year +39.36% -6.93% -6.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 622 458 836
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 98.49% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 506 393 707
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £20,250 £24,000 £28,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,000 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +6.25%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Cheltenham

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Cheltenham

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos